Employment Description

Instruction and Digital Services Librarian
Date Posted 03/30/2017
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Fitzgerald Library at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona is accepting applications for an Instruction and Digital Services Librarian.  We are seeking an innovative, energetic librarian with a strong commitment to information literacy and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a great team.  The successful candidate will be an advocate for digital education and digital literacy, using appropriate applications of technology.  The Instruction and Digital Services Librarian will lead the continued development, assessment and growth of library instruction and digital literacy.

  • Work collaboratively with faculty in departments and other academic units to integrate library instruction and resources into their courses
  • Provide face to face and virtual reference service (including evening and weekend hours)
  • Participate in collection development and librarian liaison program with academic departments
  • Contribute to library and academic committees and activities
  • Keep up-to-date on national trends in library instruction and apply innovative methods to instruction
Essential Skills and Abilities
  • Experience or education which demonstrates knowledge of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
  • Demonstrated ability or education to effectively use teaching and learning technologies
  • Knowledge of and experience with current and emerging technologies as they relate to digital library services
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in a collaborative work environment
  • Possess qualities necessary for positive interaction with students, faculty and staff
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Science required. 

Experience in a higher education setting creating and delivering information literacy instruction (including assessment), reference and collection development experience is preferred.  It would be helpful to have experience with Ex Libris or other library system; content management systems, e.g. LibGuides, Blackboard; discovery layers such as Primo or EBSCO Discovery Service; virtual instruction software such as Captivate, Camtasia, and LibWizard.

All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.  

Additional Required Materials Cover letter • Resume/CV • Copies of transcripts • Names and contact information for 3 professional references. Finalists may be asked to provide additional written statements and official transcripts.
Application Review Date 05/01/2017
Starting Date 08/01/2017
Contact Laura Oanes, Library Director
Contact Email loanes@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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